Surface Transportation Board December 14, 2011 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Union Pacific Railroad Company-Petition for Declaratory Order
Document Number: 2011-32094
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-12-14
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
In response to a petition filed by Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP) on April 27, 2011, the Board is instituting a declaratory order proceeding under 49 U.S.C. 721 and 5 U.S.C. 554(e). UP requests that the Board issue a declaratory order to resolve a controversy regarding the reasonableness of the indemnification provisions in UP's tariff relating to transportation of toxic by inhalation hazardous commodities (TIH). The Board seeks public comment on the issues raised in this case.
Swan Ranch Railroad, L.L.C.-Operation Exemption-Swan Industrial Park
Document Number: 2011-32093
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-12-14
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Watco Holdings, Inc.-Continuance in Control Exemption-Swan Ranch Railroad, L.L.C.
Document Number: 2011-32068
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-12-14
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Student Transportation of America, Inc.-Control-Dairyland Buses, Inc.
Document Number: 2011-32057
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-12-14
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
Student Transportation of America, Inc., a motor carrier of passengers (Student Transportation), has filed an application under 49 U.S.C. 14303 for its acquisition of control of Dairyland Buses, Inc., also a motor carrier of passengers (Dairyland). The Board is tentatively approving and authorizing the transaction, and, if no opposing comments are timely filed, this notice will be the final Board action. Persons wishing to oppose the application must follow the rules under 49 CFR 1182.5 and 1182.8.